Aspalathus retroflexa

Aspalathus retroflexa

Aspalathus retroflexa

Scientific name

A small erect shrub occuring in sandy soils of Fynbos regions. Flowers September to December.

Seeds are viable for six years and germinate after fire but both seed and root cuttings are difficult to grow.

Could be critically endangered, depending on subspecies it is identified as.

Very difficult to grow.

References and further reading

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Seedbank Quantity
Arundel Seedbank 50
Total 50
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Important characteristics

Conservation status: Least Concern

This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.

Aspalathus retroflexa is indigenous to: Cape Flats Sand Fynbos

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